Dear EarthTalk: Why can’t plastics of all types, instead of being initially sorted, simply be melted together to be separated later? — L. Schand, via e-mail
WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge Township will host the 2011 New Jersey Senior Olympics on Sept. 9, 10 and 11, Mayor John E. McCormac and the New Jersey Senior Olympic Committee have announced.
EDISON – The Fords Clara Barton Baseball League has announced the registration dates for its fall baseball program for Edison and Woodbridge children ages 7-12.
LINDEN – Children at the Al Kalla Summer Day Camp in Linden enjoy summer activities, which include basketball games and sprinklers to keep cool. (Photos courtesy of Linden)
EDISON — On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the Edison Police Department will hold an open public auction of impounded vehicles. Fifty-seven vehicles will be auction: 19 resale titles and 38 junk titles.
TRENTON – At its Annual Meeting held Tuesday, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts announced the award of $1,018,035 in grants to Middlesex County arts organizations, programs, projects and co-sponsored projects for Fiscal Year 2012. D
DOVER — Dover Business College Vice President of Academic Affairs Karl Soehnlein, PhD, has announced that Joyce Wleh of Sayreville has been named to the Dean’s List at Dover Business College for the Spring 2011 Quarter. Wleh attends the Clifton Campus.
PERTH AMBOY — The Urban Land Institute of Northern New Jersey (ULI-NNJ) will hold their next “Gritty Cities Workshop” on successful urban redevelopment initiatives in Perth Amboy. The event will take place on Thursday, Aug. 18, aboard the 130-foot Cornucopia Princess docked by Riverview Drive.
HILLSIDE – For the second year in a row, the Community Action Committee of NAIOP New Jersey conducted a food drive and volunteer day to benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey.